| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:13 PM
On Nov. 4, Broward voters will be asked to make an important decision regarding the health, well being and success of the children of Broward; the reauthorization of the Children's Services Council of Broward County.
The Children's Services Council...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:37 AM
The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC), a nonprofit human services organization, will recognize three community leaders at its "Red Gala" presented by Wells Fargo Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:25 AM
A guy I've corresponded with often over the years had the following reaction to my recent column about new funding to buy foreign language and dual language children's books for the Allentown Public Library so more non-English speakers can read to...
| Aug 27, 2014
The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
| Aug 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The sudden passing of beloved entertainer Robin Williams is bringing to light the hidden battles faced by millions of Americans every day.
Indeed, Williams was not alone in his struggles with depression and anxiety. According to the National Institute...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Beer lovers, rejoice. Oktoberfest is almost upon us, but while you're ticking off options on where to do your weekend drinking, consider a couple of big-hearted events that offer good beer and karma in equal supply:
- On Friday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Financial pressures might force Easton to end a decade-old social services program it inherited when the state stopped footing the bill.
But Mayor Sal Panto Jr. says if he can find the cash — a state grant, federal funding or some other source...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Greater Hartford is the least generous region among the 50 largest metro areas in terms of charitable giving, according to a report released Monday by The Chronicle Of Philanthropy.
The report measures giving in households that claim itemized deductions,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:18 PM
United Way of Palm Beach County welcomed 350 of its closest friends and dedicated supporters to its annual fundraising campaign kickoff event, "Breakfast of Champions," at the Kravis Center Sept. 10.
The signature event was attended by local...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:51 PM
One man had a heart attack walking from his camp. A woman bled to death from cirrhosis. Two people died of cancer. And a 31-year-old man with schizophrenia was found drowned in a downtown Orlando lake — the result of an apparent suicide.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Amid signs of a rebounding economy, the Heart of Florida United Way has set an "optimistic" goal of raising $18.8 million from the community in the coming year, the charity announced Tuesday.
"We see some bright spots in the overall financial picture,...